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The farming of the future will be fully automated This means that farmers will no longer need to drive their tractors themselves. (Photo: Colourbox)

2017.01.16 | Public / media

Danish engineers in huge EU project to show the farming of the future

Farming is facing a paradigm shift in which smart IT solutions will modernise the industry and make it more efficient. The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation is granting hundreds of millions to a large demonstration project to boost development.

New technology will monitor and limit ammonia emission from livestock production. This will solve a major environmental problem in farming. Pictured here are Anders Feilberg and Quyhn Nguyen in the laboratory. They are working on chemical methods for cleaning the air. (Photo: Lars Kruse)

2017.01.05 | AU Engineering

New technology will reduce air pollution from farming

New sensors and technology for purifying the air will make it possible for farmers to control ammonia emission and remediate odour from livestock production.

Using time-resolved data from 28,000 Danish single-family houses, researchers can document that the current national energy requirements have a significant impact in terms of reducing heating consumption. (Photo: Colourbox)
Martin Kristensen (left) and Steffen Petersen are responsible for the extensive analysis of our district heating consumption, which clearly shows the impact of national energy regulations. (Photo: Martin Kristensen)

2016.12.13 | AU Engineering

Danes use less energy on heating

With data from 28,000 single-family houses, researchers have analysed the historical development of our actual energy consumption for heating private houses. They can thereby document a clear effect of energy-saving requirements in the current building regulations.

A group of engineering students has designed a smart lid for coffee, which stops you from burning your tongue when you drink. (Photo: Colourbox)
At left in this image is a standard lid for a to-go mug. At right is the first version of a lid with features that have been thoroughly thought out from an engineering point of view. It is designed with a starting point in fluid mechanical and thermodynamic principles with a view to improving the coffee experience for consumers. (Photo: Adam Flytkjær)

2016.12.06 | AU Engineering

Smart lid on the way for coffee drinkers

A specially designed lid can solve the problem of burning your tongue when you drink hot coffee. A group of engineering students is behind the invention and they have just started production of the first prototype.

Aarhus University is opening its energy laboratory in Katrinebjerg on Friday 2 December. (Photo: Lars Kruse)
The laboratory can be used by researchers, students and companies. The aim is to gain experimental experience with an energy system based on full integration of sustainable energy sources such as the sun, wind and biogas. (Photo: Lars Kruse)
The RESCUE Lab is self-sufficient with energy from the sun, wind and biogas, and also has the capacity to store energy. This image is taken on the roof, which is equipped with solar cells. (Photo: Lars Kruse)

2016.12.01 | AU Engineering

New energy laboratory opens in Aarhus

A new energy laboratory at Aarhus University will provide new knowledge about how to optimise a sustainable electricity supply in Denmark and the rest of Europe. Both researchers and students, as well as companies in Denmark and abroad will have access to the state-of-the-art technical facilities.


Events

Mon 23 Jan
10:00-11:00 | Seminar room (1.08), building 3141, Pavillon 2, Gustav Wieds Vej 10, Aarhus
Guest lecture: Recombinant Nanobodies for Cell Biology and Therapeutic Applications
Dr. Franck Perez, Institut Curie, Paris, France.
Mon 23 Jan
10:00-12:00 | Navitas, Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, 8000 Aarhus
Qualifying exam
PhD student Rasmus Elbæk Hedegaard, Department of Engineering.